Our New Light Rail Transit

OTTAWA’S NEW LRT


 

 

THE CONFEDERATION LINE WEST


The Confederation Line West is one of the three major extensions to Ottawa’s light rail transit system. This extension will see LRT continue from Tunney’s Pasture to Moodie and Baseline Stations. Revenue service for this extension is planned for 2025.

 

Extension Description

• 15 kilometres of rail and 11 new stations.

• New connections to light rail transit for the communities of Hintonburg, Island Park, Westboro, Laurentian, Woodroffe North, Woodpark, Lincoln Heights, Whitehaven, Queensway Terrace North, Bayshore, Iris, Centrepointe and Lincoln Heights.

• Connect to greenspace including the Ottawa River pathway and the National Capital Commission’s future Linear Waterfront Park, Westboro Beach, and Pinecrest Creek Corridor.

 

 

THE TRILLIUM LINE SOUTH


The Trillium Line South extension is one of the three major extensions to Ottawa’s light rail transit system. This extension will see the Trillium Line continue from Greenboro Station to Limebank Road in Riverside South, along with a link to the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport. Revenue service for this extension is planned for 2022.

 

Extension Description

• Construction of two new stations and the extension of five station platforms on the existing Trillium Line to accommodate longer trains with additional capacity.

• Four new stations along the new extension and two new stations along the 4-kilometre Airport Link.

• Construction of a new Walkley Yard Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF).

• Delivery of new municipal infrastructure, including two new pedestrian bridges to improve connectivity along the alignment through multi-use pathways (MUPs).

• Maintenance of both the existing Trillium Line and the extension for 27 years.

 

 

THE CONFEDERATION LINE EAST


The Confederation Line East is one of the three major extensions to Ottawa’s light rail transit system. This extension will see LRT continue from Blair Road to Place d’Orléans and go all the way to Trim Road. Revenue service for this extension is planned for 2024.

 

Extension Description

• Over 12 kilometres of new rail and 5 new stations including expanding park and ride capacity at Trim.

• New connections to light rail transit for the communities of Orléans, Blackburn Hamlet and Beacon Hill, bringing 95 per cent area residents within five kilometres of rail.

• Direct access to upgraded transit for residents near Montreal Road and Orléans Boulevard.

• Further improves transit service to major centres of employment, shopping and education such as Orléans Town Centre, Canotek Park, La Cité, Place d’Orléans Shopping Centre, Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex-Orléans, and more.

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